The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 16 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2 33 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.99% 10.93% 33.43%
As % of the General category 4.26% 15.57% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 33 106
Average salary £82,500 £90,000 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +13.68%
Investment Banking
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 212 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 70.15% 70.20% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 189 253
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £60,400 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £113,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region.

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior QlikView Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
1 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase